Belmore Primary Academy

Assistant Head of School and DSL
Post Start Date: Summer Term 2023
Closing date: 23/01/2023
Closing time: 9:00 AM

Assistant Head of School/Designated Safeguarding Lead

Working pattern: Full time (part-time considered)
Salary information: Leadership Scale L6 – 12 depending on experience (FTE: £53,637 - £61,623 per annum)
Contract type: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an excellent teacher and senior leader with vision, determination and the ability to work with the senior team, staff and governors to drive improvement and lead the school confidently into the future.

This role is an important one to focus energy and improvement across the school in teaching and learning and the quality of the curriculum. The successful candidate will contribute substantially to the improvement of teaching across the school, monitoring and supporting middle leaders to create exciting curriculum areas that deliver progress for all in terms of knowledge, character and skills of pupils. This role will involve working with classroom staff to develop outstanding teaching and learning practice across the school.

Belmore is a happy and popular three-form entry primary academy serving a diverse community in West London.  We have the highest expectations and aspirations for our children and for each other which is tangible in and around the school. We do not put a ceiling on achievement and the warm and positive ethos across the school means that children can thrive.
This is an incredibly exciting time to join our school as we continue to make significant progress on our school improvement journey. As part of the Middlesex Learning Partnership family, you will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with our partner academies, William Byrd Academy and Barnhill Community High School.

Collaboration and support are embedded in the culture of the school.  Staff are the vital ingredient in our school and our commitment to the development of staff at all levels is a fundamental priority for us.
We can offer:
  • Quality guidance and professional development opportunities
  • A friendly, very supportive and innovative senior team who are passionate about our school
  • The opportunity to make a difference and bring lasting change to our school
  • Access to NPQSL and high quality leadership development from with the Trust and through Teach First
  • Opportunity to participate in Challenge Partners QAR reviews
  • A dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic staff team
  • Wonderful children who are happy and eager to learn
  • A supportive community who are invested in their school
  • A fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting and forward thinking trust, working in partnership with other schools
Visits to the school can be arranged and we would be delighted to show you around. Please contact the Head’s PA, Charan Nagah, to arrange a visit:

Closing date: 9am Monday 23 January 2023
Interview dates: Thursday 26 and Friday 27 January 2023
Start date: Summer term or earlier for available candidates

Supporting Documents

Additional Information
CVs will not be accepted.

Safeguarding Statement
Belmore Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Our Location
Address: Owen Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 9LF